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Tom Stoppard is the author of more than twenty plays, including, most recently, Rock 'n' Roll. He lives in London.
I watched the play, and now I will get to read the book.
Two scholars examine the lives of the Chater family as well as their involvement with Lord Byron, all while looking at modern mathematics and physics.
It is a Stoppard play, so it is a play of ideas, but he succeeds very well here in bringing in an amazingly successful human element.
ARCADIA, which precedes Stoppard's Housman play The Invention of Love, also touches the empyrean: it's love, death and mathematics. Oh, and gardening. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Glenn J. Shea
This entire book is about how humanity is completely unpredictable because of the sex. This would not be a bad concept if any character in the book acted even remotely like a... Read morePublished 2 months ago by James
This is a good short read. The play itself is on par with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead. (Also a great play by Stoppard if you are a Hamlet fan)Published 4 months ago by Eric Hillstrom
I watched the play, and now I will get to read the book. Such an amazing plot!Published 4 months ago by Kun Liu
Maybe the best play I've ever seen and certainly one great read.Published 4 months ago by Philip Clement